8 Menu Planning Tips

The Frugal Girl

Since most of us are trying not to go to the grocery store too much these days, I thought a republish of some menu planning tips could be helpful. I was going to title this, “How to plan a menu”, but there are probably a bazillion equally valid ways to go about this.

What I Spent, What We Ate | January totals

The Frugal Girl

Chicken breaded in panko crumbs is really, really good, and you are missing out if you haven’t tried that before! I’m planning to make chicken tacos on corn tortillas. Grocery Reports Menu PlansWhat I Spent.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | groceries + Chick Fil A

The Frugal Girl

I had made some egg bread , so we had that, plus sauteed asparagus, plus a rotisserie chicken I asked Mr. FG to pick up on his way home from work. For a variety of reasons, my initial dinner plan did not work out. So, this week I made a better plan with that in mind.

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WIS, WWA | Week one of quarantine!

The Frugal Girl

Luckily, I wasn’t dying to buy bread because, that wouldn’t have gone too well. And the second was a buffalo salad with panko-breaded tortellini. ( Grocery Reports Menu PlansIt’s been a weird week.

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WIS, WWA | I am complaining about the clouds

The Frugal Girl

Before they left for the movie, we ate a very random assortment of things for dinner, scrounged from the freezer/cupboards…like soup and a grilled cheese for Zoe, some shrimp + tomato basil bread for Mr. FG and Lisey, and I can’t remember what Sonia and I ate. Hello, frugal people!

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WIS, WWA | Week one of trying not to shop

The Frugal Girl

Luckily, I wasn’t dying to buy bread because, that wouldn’t have gone too well. And the second was a buffalo salad with panko-breaded tortellini. ( Grocery Reports Menu PlansIt’s been a weird week.

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Butternut Squash Yeast Roll Recipe

The Frugal Girl

After those rolls showed up on our menu plan, some of you asked for the recipe link. About the gluten: people always ask if they can make my yeast bread recipes with gluten-free flour, and my usual answer is no. Because nothing is quite like bread hot from the oven.

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